Definitions Index

Definitions

National Sport Organisation

The organisation recognised by government and the majority of playing participants as the national representative for that sport. May also be referred to as National Sport Governing Body.

Sport Organisation

Any Sport Organisation that is not national.

Board

The official group of people (directors) empowered through the constitution to govern and oversee the running of an organisation.

Director

A person who is on the board of directors of an organisation either by being elected or appointed to the board.

Chair

The person responsible for the leadership of the board.

Chief Executive

Top executive (usually paid) responsible for the organisation’s overall operations and performance who operates in accordance with the delegations and directions given by the Board. May also be referred to as General Manager, Managing Director, Secretary-General."




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